From: (Bill Roach)
Subject: recent trip to Europe
Date sent: Fri, 23 Aug 1996 13:19:25 +0000

Hello there.

I recently travelled in Europe and have been to a few cafes you listed. I checked out your web page before leaving and took a copy of several cafes with me. Especially in the areas I knew I would be travelling.

In Paris, Cristal Palace has closed. Possibly for quite some time. Instead I went to Cyberia. There the terminals were 20 Ffrancs for 20 minutes. The staff was not the most helpful. I had never been confronted with an international keyboard, so I wasted 10 minutes searching for the stupid @ key. Also, several letters are transposed. They really rushed me off the computer when my time was up.

In Munich I went to Internet-Cafe. That was nice. I had tortellini, 2 cokes, and tiramisu for DM27. You are allowed to use the computer as you dine or drink. Very relaxed atmosphere and helpful staff. The cokes were the most expensive item on my bill (DM6- each!), but that is the case everywhere in Europe.

In Cologne, I found the Internet Cafe. A techno DJ was playing there while I had a nice mozzarella and tomato salad (with bread) and a coke for DM12. Again, free computer time, and very helpful and interested staff.

In Holland, I used the Cafe de Unie in Rotterdam. It has only one terminal at the back, and you can use it whenever you want. It is not a busy place, at least not while I was there. There was a problem finding the local server while I was there, so I did not get any mail sent. I left a little frustrated.

I hope you can use my comments for yor web page. Thank you for developing this site. It was a novel way of keeping in touch with friends and family while I travelled. Although I still wrote my share of postcards!


Bryan Roach

Date: Sat, 05 Apr 1997 08:33:10 +0000
From: "K.Schmidt" (
Subject: Internet Cafes

Used the Internet Cafe in Amsterdam many times last summer.
Not such a great area, but the people were friendly and fun and helpful.
I spent many hours there, and it was a happy part of my vacation.
I was able to retrieve my email, send it, and chat with friends....and the cost was very,very low.

Date: Mon, 28 Jul 1997 12:49:14 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: cyberplaces in Florence and Cannes

I used your homepage of cybercafes in Europe for my trip, but I found one or two places that weren't on your list.
One is this book store, I think it's called CIMA librerie and inside is a cafe and many terminals tucked away among the books. It was by far my favorite of all the internet places. It's in Florence(Firenze) Italy, I think on Via del Corso Borgo degli Albizi. It's right in the center of town.
The other place I discovered is in Cannes, France. It is a computer/software store that sells internet use by the hour (although, be warned, they are all bumbling idiots who don't know how to use their own equipment). It's called Soft Computer at 14 rue Mimont, 06400 Cannes e-mail:

Hope I could help, Genny at

Date: Sun, 03 Aug 1997 21:25:00 +0200
Subject: C@afe Internet,Krakow, Poland

Krakow’s Café Internet (Aleja Slowackiego 29, +48(12) 33-91-44) offers everything a homesick traveller could want. There are plenty of computers so you never have to wait.
Unlike other places I’ve been to, the connections are really reliable and very fast. On top of all of that, the people are as nice as any in Poland. Café Internet cannot be recommended highly enough.

David Ezell
Atlanta, Georgia

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